34 Bible Verses about Milk

1 Peter 2:2 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation—

Hebrews 5:12 ESV / 35 helpful votes

For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles of the oracles of God. You need milk, not solid food,

1 Corinthians 3:2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

I fed you with milk, not solid food, for you were not ready for it. And even now you are not yet ready,

Hebrews 5:13 ESV / 23 helpful votes

For everyone who lives on milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, since he is a child.

1 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Who serves as a soldier at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard without eating any of its fruit? Or who tends a flock without getting some of the milk?

Jeremiah 11:5 ESV / 17 helpful votes

That I may confirm the oath that I swore to your fathers, to give them a land flowing with milk and honey, as at this day.” Then I answered, “So be it, Lord.”

Genesis 18:8 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Then he took curds and milk and the calf that he had prepared, and set it before them. And he stood by them under the tree while they ate.

1 Samuel 6:10 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The men did so, and took two milk cows and yoked them to the cart and shut up their calves at home.

Proverbs 27:27 ESV / 11 helpful votes

There will be enough goats' milk for your food, for the food of your household and maintenance for your girls.

1 Samuel 6:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Now then, take and prepare a new cart and two milk cows on which there has never come a yoke, and yoke the cows to the cart, but take their calves home, away from them.

Hebrews 5:11-14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

About this we have much to say, and it is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing. For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles of the oracles of God. You need milk, not solid food, for everyone who lives on milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, since he is a child. But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their powers of discernment trained by constant practice to distinguish good from evil.

Judges 4:19 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And he said to her, “Please give me a little water to drink, for I am thirsty.” So she opened a skin of milk and gave him a drink and covered him.

Exodus 13:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And when the Lord brings you into the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, which he swore to your fathers to give you, a land flowing with milk and honey, you shall keep this service in this month.

Ezekiel 20:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

On that day I swore to them that I would bring them out of the land of Egypt into a land that I had searched out for them, a land flowing with milk and honey, the most glorious of all lands.

Jeremiah 32:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And you gave them this land, which you swore to their fathers to give them, a land flowing with milk and honey.

Numbers 13:27 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And they told him, “We came to the land to which you sent us. It flows with milk and honey, and this is its fruit.

Exodus 33:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey; but I will not go up among you, lest I consume you on the way, for you are a stiff-necked people.”

Proverbs 30:33 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For pressing milk produces curds, pressing the nose produces blood, and pressing anger produces strife.

Exodus 23:19 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“The best of the firstfruits of your ground you shall bring into the house of the Lord your God. “You shall not boil a young goat in its mother's milk.

Joel 3:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“And in that day the mountains shall drip sweet wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the streambeds of Judah shall flow with water; and a fountain shall come forth from the house of the Lord and water the Valley of Shittim.

Ezekiel 25:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore behold, I am handing you over to the people of the East for a possession, and they shall set their encampments among you and make their dwellings in your midst. They shall eat your fruit, and they shall drink your milk.

Isaiah 60:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You shall suck the milk of nations; you shall nurse at the breast of kings; and you shall know that I, the Lord, am your Savior and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.

Isaiah 55:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

Isaiah 7:22 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And because of the abundance of milk that they give, he will eat curds, for everyone who is left in the land will eat curds and honey.

Exodus 3:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And I promise that I will bring you up out of the affliction of Egypt to the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, a land flowing with milk and honey.”’

Exodus 3:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites.

Genesis 32:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Thirty milking camels and their calves, forty cows and ten bulls, twenty female donkeys and ten male donkeys.

Song of Solomon 5:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I came to my garden, my sister, my bride, I gathered my myrrh with my spice, I ate my honeycomb with my honey, I drank my wine with my milk. Eat, friends, drink, and be drunk with love!

Isaiah 7:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

In that day a man will keep alive a young cow and two sheep,

Leviticus 1:1-17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Lord called Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When any one of you brings an offering to the Lord, you shall bring your offering of livestock from the herd or from the flock. “If his offering is a burnt offering from the herd, he shall offer a male without blemish. He shall bring it to the entrance of the tent of meeting, that he may be accepted before the Lord. He shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it shall be accepted for him to make atonement for him. Then he shall kill the bull before the Lord, and Aaron's sons the priests shall bring the blood and throw the blood against the sides of the altar that is at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

Exodus 34:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The best of the firstfruits of your ground you shall bring to the house of the Lord your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother's milk.”

Hebrews 5:1-14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For every high priest chosen from among men is appointed to act on behalf of men in relation to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins. He can deal gently with the ignorant and wayward, since he himself is beset with weakness. Because of this he is obligated to offer sacrifice for his own sins just as he does for those of the people. And no one takes this honor for himself, but only when called by God, just as Aaron was. So also Christ did not exalt himself to be made a high priest, but was appointed by him who said to him, “You are my Son, today I have begotten you”;

Numbers 6:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink. He shall drink no vinegar made from wine or strong drink and shall not drink any juice of grapes or eat grapes, fresh or dried.

Daniel 1:1-21 ESV / 1 helpful vote

In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it. And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with some of the vessels of the house of God. And he brought them to the land of Shinar, to the house of his god, and placed the vessels in the treasury of his god. Then the king commanded Ashpenaz, his chief eunuch, to bring some of the people of Israel, both of the royal family and of the nobility, youths without blemish, of good appearance and skillful in all wisdom, endowed with knowledge, understanding learning, and competent to stand in the king's palace, and to teach them the literature and language of the Chaldeans. The king assigned them a daily portion of the food that the king ate, and of the wine that he drank. They were to be educated for three years, and at the end of that time they were to stand before the king.

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